CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

With Antonio Gates doubtful, Chargers call up a tight end

Chargers  tight end Antonio Gates is doubtful for Sunday’s game at Indianapolis, with a hamstring injury. In anticipation of Gates not playing, the Chargers have added another tight end to the active roster. The Chargers promoted Asante Cleveland from the practice squad. To create a spot for Cleveland, the Chargers waived running back Andre Williams.…
Via Pro Football Talk
15 hours ago

San Diego Chargers at Indianapolis Colts: 2016 Week 3 NFL Pick

San Diego Chargers (1-1) at Indianapolis Colts (0-2) The Chargers’ offense continues to be bitten by the injury bug. After finishing last season with the 8th most adjusted games lost to injury of any offense in the league, the Chargers lost #1 wide receiver Keenan Allen for the season week 1 and running back Danny Woodhead (the Chargers’ leader in yards from scrimmage in 2015...
Via The Football Fan Spot
18 hours ago

Bolt Beat week 3 staff picks: Chargers vs. Colts

We were nearly all on the San Diego Chargers last week, despite the huge letdown in Kansas City, and our faith (or hope) in the team came through as the Chargers punished the Jacksonville Jaguars in the home opener, winning 38-14. The team was able to get this win despite not having the services of […] Bolt Beat week 3 staff picks: Chargers vs. Colts - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A...
Via Bolt Beat
19 hours ago

3 ways Chargers can address the loss of Keenan Allen

  With the Chargers coming off on an impressive spanking of the Jaguars at home 38-14, the morale has definitely been lifted. A week after the disastrous meltdown at Kansas City in which the bolts not only lost a 21-point lead, but also lost arguably the best offensive player they have in Keenan Allen, next […] 3 ways Chargers can address the loss of Keenan Allen - Bolt Beat ...
Via Bolt Beat
1 day ago

Chargers rookie Bosa to miss third straight game

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers rookie defensive end Joey Bosa has been ruled out of his third straight game due to a hamstring injury. The Chargers (1-1) play at Indianapolis (0-2) on Sunday. Bosa practiced only on a limited basis this week. The former Ohio State star missed all of training camp due to a nasty contract dispute, and then hurt a hamstring. Star tight end Antonio Gates...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bosa out, Gates doubtful for Sunday

The Chargers announced Friday that rookie defensive end Joey Bosa will not play in Sunday’s game in Indianapolis. The Chargers also listed veteran tight end Antonio Gates, who did not practice all week due to a hamstring injury, as doubtful. Rookie Hunter Henry is the likely starter in place of Gates. Bosa practiced in pads…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Chargers State of the Union: Injuries strike again, killer instinct is found

Two weeks into the NFL season, San Diego’s hardest worker has been its injury cart. Alas, in spite of these recent injuries to Keenan Allen and Danny Woodhead, there might yet be hope at the end of the tunnel. I’ll divulge further in the Chargers first state of the union address of the 2016 regular […] Chargers State of the Union: Injuries strike again, killer instinct is found...
Via Bolt Beat
2 days ago

T.Y. Hilton guarantees he’ll make plays vs. Chargers

With his team facing the possibility of a 0-3 start to the season, and No. 2 receiver Donte Moncrief out at least a month with a fractured scapula, T.Y. Hilton is putting much of the playmaking load on his shoulders this Sunday. Hilton promised he'll make big plays when the Indianapolis Colts host the San Diego Chargers. “I’ve just got to make plays for my team,’’ Hilton...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign McCluster to replace injured Woodhead

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have signed running back Dexter McCluster to replace the injured Danny Woodhead. The move was announced Tuesday. To make room on the roster, the Chargers waived wide receiver-kick returner Isaiah Burse. McCluster has played six NFL seasons with Kansas City and Tennessee. He was a Pro Bowler in 2013. Woodhead is out for the season after suffering...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers RB Woodhead to miss rest of season with torn ACL

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have placed versatile running back Danny Woodhead on season-ending injured reserve with a torn ACL in his right knee. Woodhead was hurt when he was tackled after a catch in the first quarter of a 38-14 victory against Jacksonville on Sunday. Woodhead also missed most of the 2014 season with a broken ankle. He led the Chargers last season with...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charger’s Danny Woodhead done for the season with torn ACL

It didn’t look good when he went down, and we’re now getting confirmation that San Diego Chargers RB Danny Woodhead will miss the rest of the 2016 season after suffering a torn ACL on Sunday against Jacksonville. The news is especially compounded after losing wide receiver Keenan Allen to the same injury just last week. 2nd-year back Melvin Goodwin (159 yards, 3 TDs over the...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Woodhead out for season with torn ACL

As suspected, San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead tore his ACL in Sunday’s blowout win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. #Chargers RB Danny Woodhead has torn his ACL, source said. His MRI just came back. He's out for the season. Bad blow. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 19, 2016 This is terrible news obviously for both Woodhead...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jags Jared Odrick goes crazy on sideline after offsides call

The Jacksonville Jaguars got destroyed by the San Diego Chargers, 38-14, and Jared Odrick was not happy about it. Odrick lost his cool after drawing a flag for being offside, which he obviously did not agree with. The Jaguars defensive tackle slammed his helmet down and went nuts on the sideline in frustration. JARED ODRICK IS MAD AS HELL, AND HE'S NOT GONNA TAKE IT ANYMORE...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers DB makes great interception on back

San Diego Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward had himself a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The ex-Green Bay Packers player made two interceptions off Blake Bortles, including this one he made on his back. Incredible INT by Casey Hayward! #Chargers pic.twitter.com/Lgw1jDILoL — brady phelps (@LobShots) September 18, 2016 Hayward is in his first season with the Chargers...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Woodhead carted off with apparent knee injury

San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead was carted off the field during Sunday’s game with what appeared to be a knee injury. Woodhead was tackled in the open field by Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, and his leg bent awkwardly underneath him. Danny Woodhead injured. pic.twitter.com/1GW2KKo8ih — ⓂarcusD2.0 (@_MarcusD2_) September 18, 2016 If Woodhead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers view move to LA as inevitable

The San Diego Chargers have until January to decide whether to join the Los Angeles Rams in Inglewood. That was part of the plan set forth by the NFL when the league’s owners approved the Rams relocation from St. Louis earlier this year. Now with the Rams making their regular season home debut at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Sunday, information is trickling out that the Chargers...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Diego Chargers and their perpetual choke

San Diego. It’s a magical place teeming with wonderful beaches, fantastic tacos, beautiful people and an awful football team. There are two things the Chargers excel at in a way few teams in the history of the NFL have been able to replicate. Firstly, they wear the hell out of those powder blue jerseys. The powder blues are the best jerseys in the NFL, and it’s not close. ...
Via Yardbarker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joey Bosa could miss the next two weeks

The San Diego Chargers may have added rookie defensive end Joey Bosa to the active roster this week. That doesn’t mean that he’s anywhere near returning. Bosa, who was a holdout until the final preseason game this summer, is currently dealing with a hamstring injury. It’s limited him in practice and actually forced the Ohio State product from the field on Wednesday. It...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Keenan Allen’s apparent ACL tear headlines notable Week 1 injuries

The first NFL Sunday of the 2016-17 regular season is finally upon us, and while the season is just beginning for most players, it might already be over for San Diego Chargers wide reciever Keenan Allen. Allen, who missed the majority of last season due to a lacerated kidney, went down early in the season opener against the Kansas City chiefs with an apparent injury to his right...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers’ Keenan Allen Carted Off Of Field

San Diego Chargers receiver Keenan Allen suffered a knee injury in the first half of their Week 1 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Allen had to be carted off the field and was eventually ruled out of the game. The receiver suffered the injury only two minutes away from halftime. Allen’s right knee seemed to have buckled on a route and he immediately fell to the ground. This...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tests indicate torn ACL for Keenan Allen

The San Diego Chargers fear that wide receiver Keenan Allen suffered a torn ACL in his knee during the team’s Week 1 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Allen was running a route and tried to break away from his defender, but instead he went down in pain (video here). NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the team fears an ACL tear. Based on initial tests, #Chargers  believe WR...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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